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The Urban Jungle

Premiered: May 9, 2018 | 0:06:16

There’s much more to New York City than bricks and concrete. In fact, we are surrounded by 1o,000 acres of forestland. That’s more than 10 times the size of Central Park. As an added bonus, most of the forest is on land owned by the City. Conservationists say the forest is actually in better health than previously thought, but that could change… and soon. What are the effects of climate change on these forests and how are conservationists fighting for the future of our forests? Our partners at MetroFocus report.

PERIL & PROMISE
THE CHALLENGE OF CLIMATE CHANGE

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